Bedford Bedford County, Pennsylvania

Bedford: Town in Bedford County, Virginia, United States


Bedford is a town located in the county of Bedford in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 2,841 and a population density of 126 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 2,667 inhabitants.

The town was created 239 years ago in 1781.

Bedford Quick Facts

Population : 2,667 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : Bedford County
Postal code : 24523
Phone Area Codes : 540
Area : 22.63 km2
Altitude : 1,004 feet / 306 meters
Capital city : Bedford is capital of Bedford County
Establishment : January 01, 1782 (239 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 18:45:46 (6th December 2021)
Density : 118 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -6.52% (2010-2020)
Weather : 48℉ Rain Showers Likely then Slight Chance Rain And Snow Showers 7-days weather
Bedford locator map
Location of Bedford on Pennsylvania map.
Bedford County Court House image
Bedford County Court House
Bedford County Court House image


Bedford is located at 40°1'7"N 78°30'14"W (40.0186900, -78.5039100).

Bedford map


Bedford forecast: Rain showers likely before 3pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Chance of precipitation is 60%. more


According to census records, the population of Bedford decreased by 6.52% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,841 - census
2011 2,824 -0.6% estimation process
2012 2,808 -0.57% estimation process
2013 2,789 -0.68% estimation process
2014 2,775 -0.5% estimation process
2015 2,747 -1.02% estimation process
2016 2,735 -0.44% estimation process
2017 2,716 -0.7% estimation process
2018 2,696 -0.74% estimation process
2019 2,678 -0.67% estimation process
2020 2,667 -0.41% estimation process

Bedford zip code is 15522. County name: Bedford, County fips: 42009

Bedford, Camp Raystown, Fort Bedford, Manor of Bedford, Rays-town, Raystown, Бедфорд, بیڈفورڈ، پنسلوانیا

Local Places in Bedford

People born in Bedford (17)

People born in Bedford, including Soldier, lawyer and politician Abram Trigg, politician Edward James Gay, politician Bennett H. Henderson, you can see a list of people who born in Bedford.

  • David Hubbard (American politician (1792-1874)) he was born in 01/01/1792
  • John Johns Trigg (Planter, soldier, politician (1748-1804)) he was born in 01/01/1748
  • John W. Leftwich (American politician (1826-1870)) he was born in 07/09/1826
  • Carol M. Swain (political scientist) she was born in 07/03/1954
  • Richard Urquhart Goode (American geographer) he was born in 08/12/1858
  • Ted Wingfield (American baseball player) he was born in 07/08/1899
  • Vivian Louise Aunspaugh (American painter (1869-1960)) she was born in 14/08/1869
  • Lawrence Chambers (American naval officer) he was born in 10/06/1929
  • Andrew Chambers (United States Army general) he was born in 30/06/1931
  • Ernest L. Secrest (American serviceman in the US Navy Seabees during WWII) he was born in 04/02/1905
  • William Davis Hooper (American classical philologist (1868-1945)) he was born in 13/08/1868
  • Lawson A. Scruggs (American physician and pharmacist) he was born in 15/01/1857
  • Pete Johnson (American football halfback born 1937) he was born in 09/08/1937
  • Claude Wayne Secrest (American writer) he was born in 25/06/1917

Schools in Bedford

College & universities near Bedford, PA

Code Name City ZIP
215284 University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown Johnstown (PA) 15904

Stations (18)

Amtrak & bus stations near Bedford, PA

Code Name Address Type
CUA Cumberland, MD 12401 Willowbrook Road SE BUS
Code: C U M Cumberland station East Harrison and Queen City Street RAIL
HNK Hancock, MD 434 East Main Street BUS
JST Johnstown 47 Walnut Street RAIL
FSB Frostburg, MD 101 Braddock Road BUS

Post offices near Bedford

Post Office Name City ZIP
Bedford Post Office Bedford (PA) 15522

Other places with the same name (13)

Other cities in Bedford County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Bedford County , PA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Point 3,582 Township in northern Northumberland County, Pennsylvania
Centerville 3,133 Human settlement in Washington County, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Marysville 2,553 Borough in southeastern Perry County, Pennsylvania
Napier 2,109 Township of Pennsylvania
Hartley 1,805 Township in western Union County, Pennsylvania
Everett 1,717 Borough of Pennsylvania, USA
King 1,181 Township in Bedford County, Pennsylvania
Palo Alto 975 Borough in central Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Hyndman 854 Borough of Pennsylvania
Saxton 679 Borough in Bedford County, Pennsylvania
Finleyville 392 Borough of Pennsylvania
Schellsburg 317 Borough of Pennsylvania
Manns Choice 283 Borough of Pennsylvania
Pavia 273 Township in Bedford County, Pennsylvania
Woodbury 265 Borough of Pennsylvania
New Paris 172 Borough of Pennsylvania

Distance to Other Cities

Bedford distances to largest Pennsylvania cities